Who have Abdominal distension with Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate - from FDA reports


Abdominal distension is found among people who take Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lansoprazole, and have Type 2 diabetes. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,908 people who have side effects when taking Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 21, 2019

2,908 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate.
Among them, 29 people (1.0%) have Abdominal distension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate cause Abdominal distension?

Time on Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate when people have Abdominal distension *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal distension when taking Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have Abdominal distension when taking Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.69 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.54 %
  • 50-59: 23.08 %
  • 60+: 57.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 6 people, 20.69%
  2. Type 2 Diabetes: 6 people, 20.69%
  3. Trigeminal Neuralgia (a painful condition of the nerve responsible for most facial sensation): 3 people, 10.34%
  4. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 3 people, 10.34%
  5. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 3 people, 10.34%
  6. Migraine (headache): 3 people, 10.34%
  7. Indigestion: 3 people, 10.34%
  8. Hepatic Neoplasm Malignant (liver cancer): 2 people, 6.90%
  9. Weight Decreased: 1 person, 3.45%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 3.45%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lansoprazole: 11 people, 37.93%
  2. Aspirin: 8 people, 27.59%
  3. Enalapril Maleate: 6 people, 20.69%
  4. Pregabalin: 6 people, 20.69%
  5. Avandia: 6 people, 20.69%
  6. Levetiracetam: 6 people, 20.69%
  7. Gliclazide: 6 people, 20.69%
  8. Clobazam: 6 people, 20.69%
  9. Valproic Acid: 6 people, 20.69%
  10. Doxazosin Mesylate: 6 people, 20.69%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Abdominal Pain: 13 people, 44.83%
  2. Dizziness: 9 people, 31.03%
  3. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 9 people, 31.03%
  4. Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs): 8 people, 27.59%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 7 people, 24.14%
  6. Nausea And Vomiting: 7 people, 24.14%
  7. Tenderness (pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched): 7 people, 24.14%
  8. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 7 people, 24.14%
  9. Microalbuminuria (albumin into the urine): 6 people, 20.69%
  10. Diabetic Microangiopathy (small blood vessels of the body are damaged due to diabetes): 6 people, 20.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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